Road Racing News

Stats: Post 2010 – 75 Fastest NW200 Exponents

Road Racing News latest stats themed article features the North West 200, as we showcase the current top 75 quickest racers around the Triangle course, in it’s current configuration.

Since 2010 no less than 26 racers have lapped the Triangle at over the 120 mph lap mark, with 19 times TT winner Michael Dunlop (123.207) since 2016 holding the outright lap record.

Prior lap record holder twice British Superbike Champion Josh Brookes (122.958), is currently second fastest overall whilst third quickest overall is all time NW200 wins record holder, Alastair Seeley.

Fourth fastest overall is four time event victor Glenn Irwin (122.809), who unofficially surpassed the existing lap record during Superbike qualifying in 2019.

Photo by Rod Neill

Rounding out the current top ten speediest NW200 exponents are: Ian Hutchinson (122.702), world’s fastest road racer Peter Hickman (122.65), Silicone Engineering Racing’s Dean Harrison (122.324), Lee Johnston (122.281) and 12 times TT winner Bruce Anstey (122.223).

The present 75 fastest racers around the world famous North West 200 Triangle course (current circuit configuration), in descending order reads as follows:

(Personal best lap speed located near racers name)

Michael Dunlop 123.207
Josh Brookes 122.958
Alastair Seeley 122.898
Glenn Irwin 122.809
Ian Hutchinson 122.702
Peter Hickman 122.65
Dean Harrison 122.324
Lee Johnston 122.281
Bruce Anstey 122.223
Conor Cummins 122.208
Martin Jessopp 122.204
Michael Rutter 122.162
John McGuinness 122.022
James Hillier 121.732
Stuart Easton 121.614
Gary Johnson 121.578
Dan Kneen 121.557
Horst Saiger 121.214
Davey Todd 121.163
Guy Martin 120.932

Simon Andrews 120.858
Cameron Donald 120.764
Keith Amor 120.677
Richard Cooper 120.659 (Fastest NW200 debutant)
William Dunlop 120.076
Dan Cooper 120.063
Adrian Archibald 119.961
Sam West 119.615
David Johnson 119.421
Ryan Farquhar 119.329
Derek McGee 119.239
Derek Sheils 119.19
Jeremy McWilliams 119.185
Didier Grams 119.075
Michael Sweeney 118.987
Jamie Coward 118.746
Paul Jordan 118.663
Daley Mathison 118.519
Dominic Herbertson 118.476
Steve Mercer 118.31

Stephen Thompson 117.859
Ian Lougher 117.784
Jamie Hamilton 117.743
Craig Neve 117.65
Erno Kostamo 117.422
Dan Hegarty 117.274
Ivan Lintin 117.005
Alan Bonner 116.999
James Cowton 116.952
Stefano Bonetti 116.945
Jochem Van Den Hoek 116.939
Danny Webb 116.728
Gerard Kinghan 116.685
Seamus Elliott 116.56
Denver Robb 116.507
Kris Duncan 116.406
John Ingram 116.317
Petr Biciste 116.283
Malachi Mitchell Thomas 116.239
Davy Morgan 116.208

Brian McCormack 116.169
David Haire 116.159
Marek Cerveny 116.069
Ben Wylie 116.063
Bruce Birnie 115.926
Laurent Hoffmann 115.926
Paul Shoesmith 115.918
Dan Stewart 115.909
Russ Mountford 115.85
Josh Day 115.722
Darren Cooper 115.643
John Burrows 115.641
Gary Mason 115.606
Marc Fissette 115.557
Phil Crowe 115.523
Xavier Denis 115.442
Olie Linsdell 115.322

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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